Fishing Reports from the Swansboro/Emerald Isle area

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Swansboro August 11, 2005

Capt. Stanman, of Capt. Stanman’s Fishing Charters, reports that the billfish bite continues. White marlin, sailfish, and an occasional blue marlin are as near as the Big Rock moving north to the 800 line. Captains that are downsizing their baits are getting most of the action. King fishing has been hot all week, with a […]

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Swansboro August 4, 2005

Jeff Cronk, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that all the 3 to 5″ live mullet minnows you need can be found along the Swansboro waterfront and working along the edges of the ICW. Plenty of shrimp are in the creeks near the mouth of White Oak River and Queens Creek. Menhaden are moving up and down […]

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Swansboro July 28, 2005

Greg, at The Reel Outdoors, reports that areas from 2-8 miles off the beach continue to do well with kings. Some areas to hit are Key Post, 45 Minute Rock, and SE Bottom. The kings have been running 5-12 lbs., with a few fish in the teens and 20 lb. class. Dolphin have also been […]

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Swansboro July 21, 2005

Capt. Jeff, of FishN4Life Charters, reports that lots of 3-5″ mullet minnows are around the Swansboro waterfront and along the shores of the ICW, as well as along West Channel. There are plenty of live shrimp in the feeder creeks at the mouth of Queens Creek and White Oak River, and 3-6″ shad are in […]

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Swansboro July 14, 2005

Herb, at Bogue Inlet Pier, reports that Sunday was a good day for keeper flounder, with some groups pulling in multiple catches. They also landed some croakers, a few sea mullet, and some pompano weighing between 1 and 2 lbs. The last king on the pier was a 21 lb. class fish on July 6. […]